Health Authorities (Wales) Establishment Order 1996

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1996/146

1996 No. 146

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE ENGLAND AND WALESWALES

The Health Authorities (Wales) Establishment Order 1996

Made 28th January 1996

Laid before Parliament 31th January 1996

Coming into force 1st April 1996

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 8 and 126(4) and (5) of the National Health Service Act 19771, section 25(1) and (2) of the Welsh Language Act 19932and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Health Authorities (Wales) Establishment Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

S-2 Establishment of Health Authorities in Wales

Establishment of Health Authorities in Wales

2.—(1) There shall be five Health Authorities in Wales, each of which shall be known, in addition to the title “Health Authority”, by the name specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order, such name appearing to the Secretary of State appropriately to signify the connection of the Health Authority with the area for which the authority is to act.

(2) Each such Health Authority shall act for the area specified in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order opposite to its name in column 1.

(3) Each such Health Authority shall have the title in Welsh of “Awdurdod Iechyd” and be known in Welsh by the name immediately after the English name in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order.

William Hague

Secretary of State for Wales

28th January 1996

SCHEDULE

Article 2

HEALTH AUTHORITIES IN WALES

(1)

(2)

Name of Health Authority

Area for which Health Authority is to act

Bro Taf Bro Taf

The County of Cardiff together with the County Boroughs of Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Dyfed Powys Dyfed Powys

The Counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

Gwent Gwent

The County of Monmouthshire together with the County Boroughs of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport and Torfaen.

Morgannwg Morgannwg

The County of Swansea together with the County Boroughs of Bridgend, and Neath and Port Talbot.

North Wales Gogledd Cymru

The Counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Denbighshire and Flintshire together with the County Boroughs of Aberconwy and Colwyn, and Wrexham.

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Health Authorities Act 1995 imposes a duty upon the...

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